2014 Schedule (Travel Writers & Photographers Conference)


2014 Schedule 

Thursday, August 14

12:00 pm and beyond   
   
Registration/Check-In
Location: Patio

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm       
Conference Kick-Off
Location: Event Room

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm       
Inside a Travel Writer's Life
Location: Event Room
       
2:30 - 3:30 pm
Inside a Travel Photographer's Life
Location: Gallery

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Break
    
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm       
Maximizing the Magic: Making the Most of Your Conference Experience             
Location: Event Room

5:00 pm – 5:30 pm       
Literature That Transports Us
Location: Event Room

5:30 pm – 6:00 pm       
Break

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm       
Welcome and Introduction of Faculty
Location: Event Room

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm  
     
Opening Night Dinner
Location: Patio
                       
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm   
Evening Event
Location: Event Room

9:30 pm – 11:00 pm       
Informal Gathering
Location: Cafe & Patio

 

 

Friday, August 15

8:30 am           
Breakfast & Informal Gathering

     
9:00 am - 12:00pm         
1. Advanced Narrative Workshop 
Location: Office

2. Varieties of Storytelling
Location: Used Book Room

3. Advanced Personal Essay
Location: Gallery

4. Building Your Digital Platform
Location: Event Room

5. Narrative Strategies
Location: Corte Madera Inn

6. Travel Photography
Location: Meeting Room

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm       
Lunch
Location: Patio

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm       
What's It All About, Alfie? Finding Your Story on the Road
Location: Event Room

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm       
Weaving Your Web: Creating a Website
Location: Gallery

Guidebook Writing
Location: Event Room

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm       
Break

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm       
The World of Freelance: Finding & Creating Opportunities
Location: Event Room
                       
Mapping Social Media: Which One is Best for You?
Location: Gallery

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm   
DIY Publishing for Photography & Writing
Location: Gallery

It Was a Dark & Stormy Night: Crafting Your Perfect Lede   
Location: Event Room

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm       
Wine Tasting with live music by Renny Field
Location: Patio

                           
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm       
Evening Recess

8:00 pm – 9:30 pm       
Evening Event
Location: Event Room

9:30 pm - 12:00am  
Informal Gathering
Location: Book Passage Cafe & Patio

 

Saturday, August 16
       
8:30 am           
Coffee & Informal Gathering

9:00 am - Noon             
1. Advanced Narrative Workshop 
Location: Office

2. Varieties of Storytelling
Location: Used Book Room

3. Advanced Personal Essay
Location: Gallery

4. Building Your Digital Platform
Location: Event Room

5. Narrative Strategies
Location: Corte Madera Inn

6. Travel Photography
Location: Meeting Room

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm       
Lunch on the Patio

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm       
Elevator Pitch: You've Got 30 Seconds

Location: Gallery

Twitter's Hidden Treasure: Making the Most of Twitter to Build Trust & Reputation
Location: Event Room 

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm       
Agents for Travel – A Book Deal on the Horizon
Location: Gallery

My Big Fat Feature Story: How to Get Those Plum Assignments

Location: Event Room
                       

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm       
Break

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm       
Polishing the Travel Article for Submission
Location: Patio

Food & Wine Photography
Robert Holmes & Andrea Johnson
Location: Gallery

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm        
Assembling an Anthology
Location: Event Room

The Facebook Foundation: How to Use It to Create an Identity as a Writer
Location: Event Room 

6:00 - 7:00 pm
Romance on the Road

Location: Event Room

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm       
Evening Recess
                       
8:00 pm – 9:00 pm       
Evening Event
Location: Event Room

9:00 pm – 12:00 am    
Informal Gathering & Karaoke
Location: Cafe & Event Room

 



Sunday, August 17
       
8:30 am           
Coffee & Informal Gathering

9:00 am – Noon             
1. Advanced Narrative Workshop 
Location: Office

2. Varieties of Storytelling
Location: Used Book Room

3. Advanced Personal Essay
Location: Gallery

4. Building Your Digital Platform
Location: Event Room

5. Narrative Strategies
Location: Corte Madera Inn

6. Travel Photography
Location: Meeting Room

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm       
Lunch on the Patio

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Travel That Makes a Difference
Location: Event Room
          
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm       
The Annual Suitcase Awards
Location: Event Room

3:00 pm    
Closing Festivities: Champagne & Chocolate Reception


       



Faculty Spotlight

Andrew Evans
2014 TWPC Faculty 

Book Passage Travel Writers & Photographers Conference
August 14-17, 2014
51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA 94925
(San Francisco Bay Area)
Conference Coordinator:
Kathryn Petrocelli
(800) 999-7909, ext. 239
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